PwC to offer 20 places on professional services training academy

  • Economy Minister Gordon Lyons today announced a new Assured Skills Academy with PwC offering 20 high quality training places.

    Focussing on professional services, the Assured Skills Academy is open to people with a Level 5 qualification and relevant experience or a 2:2 degree in any discipline.

    Successful applicants will receive eight weeks of industry-relevant pre-employment training at Belfast Met and Ulster University. Participants who complete the training will gain industry-recognised qualifications and are guaranteed a job interview for a role at PwC in Belfast.

    Successful applicants to the Academy will also receive £155 per week training allowance.

    Deborah Stevenson, Operate Director at PwC, said: “We are continually impressed with the talent we have in our local market and the appetite to invest in their continued skills development. This will set our economy apart in the future and we support these students to realise their potential through our Academies. Joining them gives people access to exceptional training across a range of skills and areas that are relevant in today's world, with practical application and insight into working with PwC.”

    RELATEDEconomy Minister Gordon Lyons today announced a new Assured Skills Academy with PwC offering 20 high quality training places.

    The Assured Skills Academy, focussing on professional services, will cover a range of areas including Financial Crime, Compliance Testing, Customer Management, PMO Services and Business Operations.

    Applications for the PwC Future Business Skills Assured Skills Academy are open until noon on 13 September 2021. The selection process will entail an online psychometric assessment and a video interview. Interviews will be held 21-23 September. Training will commence for successful applicants on 4 October.

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    Applicants must hold a Level 5 qualification (HND or Foundation degree) and some experience in an office/banking/professional environment or a minimum 2:2 degree in any discipline.

    More information and details on how to apply can be found at

    Source: Written from press release.


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